Tag Archives: Joaquin Benoit

How Benoit's Deal Affects Balfour

The news of Joaquin Benoit leaving the Rays was not surprising, but the results of it could have a secondary impact for the Rays related to Grant Balfour. MLB Trade Rumors posted today that ACES, Inc. has had a very … Continue reading

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Benoit Signs With Detroit

Rays fan Michael Weber said it best on Twitter, “Last year’s deal for Benoit was a steal, this year’s is market correction.” ┬áThe Rays inked Benoit to a minor league deal worth $0.75m with a chance to earn another $0.5m … Continue reading

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Hide All Sharp Objects

The Rays bullpen was an epic disaster in 2007 – one of the worst in the past 50 years of baseball at that time. Conversely, the bullpen was arguably the most consistent part of the 2010 American League East champions’ … Continue reading

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Rays Escape With a Victory

Who among you ever thought that the game tonight would have needed Rafael Soriano to slam the door shut by striking out the side once again after watching the team pile up six first inning runs? I know I did … Continue reading

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Hey Boston, All Your Bases Are Belong to Dan Johnson

Almost two years ago, ┬áDan Johnson made contact with a 2-2 pitch from Jonathan Papelbon for what was arguably the biggest hit of the 2008 season. At that time, the Rays had never won a series in Boston and were … Continue reading

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The Rays By the Numbers

I like to take peeks at the statistics at 30 day intervals to see how the club is doing and I think this time, you will be quite surprised by some of the statistics this club has produced over the … Continue reading

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